Internet Explorer - Unable to access Internet Options

February 2017





Issue

When I click on Tools, then internet options, I get the following error message:

Restrictions - This operation has been cancelled due to restriction in effect on this computer. Please contact the system administrator.


Note that:
  • I already checked for viruses and spyware using norton, AVG, Spybot, AdAware in mormal mode and safe mode.
  • I can right click on IE, properties, but not from tools - internet options.

Solution

Try this:
  • Click Start, click Run, type gpedit.msc, and then Enter or OK.
  • Open User Configuration, open Administrative Templates, open Windows Components, and then open Internet Explorer, Internet Control Panel, Browser Menus.
  • Double click on "Tools" Menu: Disable menu option "Internet Options" and choose "Not Configured" or "Disabled", click "Apply" and then close gpedit.msc.




Thanks to jrferraz for this tip.

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Published by aakai1056. Latest update on November 6, 2016 at 03:46 PM by owilson.
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